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Physics in a New Era: An Overview (Physics in a New Era: A Series)

by Physics Survey Overview Committee

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Published by National Academies Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atomic & molecular physics,
  • Physics (General),
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Physics,
  • Science / Physics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10358389M
    ISBN 100309073421
    ISBN 109780309073424

    AIP congratulates Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne on their receipt of the Nobel Prize in physics "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves."Key publication from the American Physical Society (APS):Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole MergerB. P. Abbott et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration. Based upon the strong success of this series of physics conference, a new conference will be held in Rome, Italy. The Physics meeting’s goal is to bring together, once-more, a multi-disciplinary .

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Physics in a New Era is the final report of the NRC’s six-volume decadal physics survey. The book reviews the frontiers of physics research, examines the role of physics in our society, and makes recommendations designed to strengthen physics and its ability to serve important needs such as national security, the economy, information.

Preface. Physics in a New Era: An Overview is the culmination of the National Research Council survey series Physics in a New Era. The survey was proposed by the Board on Physics and Astronomy, continuing the tradition of periodic reviews of physics by the National Research Council.

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